Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The Ethics of Policing and Prisons: The Sixth Bowling Green State University Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy

Looking forward to speaking next week at this important event --


The Sixth Bowling Green State University Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy

Friday and Saturday March 11-12, 2016

Keynote speakers:
Douglas Husak (Rutgers University) and Thom Brooks (Durham University)

Getting to Bowling Green
Accommodation
Registration and Meals

Please direct all inquiries to: Molly Gardner, mollyg@bgsu.edu


Workshop Schedule*

*Some alterations possible
Day 1: Friday, March 11th  
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Coffee & Breakfast  (Breakfast, lunch, and all talks will take place in the McFall Center Assembly Room)
9:30 – 10:20 a.m. Julinna Oxley (Coastal Carolina University)
“The Ethics of Feminist Policing”
Chair: TBD
10:20 – 11:10 a.m. Richard Lippke (Indiana University Bloomington)
“The Case against Jails”
Chair: Philip Stinson (Bowling Green State University)
11:10 – 11:40 a.m. Break & Refreshments
11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Benjamin S. Yost (Providence College)
“What’s Wrong with Differential Punishment?”
Chair: TBD
12:30-2:15 p.m. Lunch
2:15-3:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Douglas Husak (Rutgers University)
“Proxy Offenses in Crime Prevention: The Special Case of Drug Proscriptions”
3:45-4:00 p.m. Break
4:00-4:50 p.m. Steven Swartzer (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
“The Slurring Function of American Punishment”
Chair: Karin Coble (Law Office of Karin L. Coble)
6:00-7:00 p.m. Open Bar at SamB’s Restaurant
7:00-9:00 p.m. Dinner at Sam B’s Restaurant
 

Day 2: Saturday, March 12th  
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Coffee & Breakfast
9:30 – 10:20 a.m. David Birks (University of Kiel)
“Benefitting Offenders”
Chair: Geoff Pynn (Northern Illinois University)
10:20 – 11:10 a.m. Matt Whitt (Duke University)
Felon Disenfranchisement and Democratic Legitimacy”
Chair: TBD
11:10 – 11:40 a.m. Break & Refreshments
11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lori Gruen (Wesleyan University)
“Dignity Denied: Violence, Imprisonment, and Deadened Democratic Aspirations”
Chair: Jorge Mario Chaves (Bowling Green State University)
12:30-2:15 p.m. Lunch
2:15-3:45 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Thom Brooks (Durham University)
“Restorative Justice and Punitive Restoration”
3:45-4:00 p.m. Break
4:00-4:50 p.m. Mariam Kennedy (Indiana University Bloomington)
“A Liberal Theory of Punishment and Higher Education in Prisons”
Chair: Emma Young (Indiana University)

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